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EAN-139786302962055   EAN-13 barcode 9786302962055
Product NameKismet [VHS]
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 6302962056
SKU19E1Y1000FHZ
Price New2.59 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used2.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
CastHoward Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray, Vic Damone, Monty Woolley
BindingVHS Tape
FormatClosed-captioned, Color, HiFi Sound, NTSC
Published03/31/2000
Run Time113 minutes
Long DescriptionHollywood's excursions into Arabian Nights exotica don't come much daffier than Kismet, a 1955 MGM adaptation of the hit Broadway musical. The score includes two standards, "Baubles, Bangles, and Beads" and "Stranger in Paradise," but the blend of Broadway razzmatazz and Middle Eastern culture is, to say the least, awkward. (One comic number revolves around a man about to have his hand chopped off for thievery.) There's plenty here for musical fans to enjoy, and a well-cast Howard Keel does his chesty best as an itinerant poet who fast-talks his way to riches; this was Keel's last starring role in an MGM musical. Unfortunately, Vic Damone is a wet rag as the young prince, the garish Eastman Color photography has not aged well, and director Vincente Minnelli seems not entranced by the material. Still, there is something fascinating about Dolores Gray belting out "Baghdad, this irresistible town!" as though singing the praises of Vegas or Monte Carlo. --Robert Horton
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